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Semi-Scale Model "Cricket Sloop" Kit

Seaworthy Small Ships

A sloop is a sailing vessel with one fore-and-aft rigged mast that caries a jib headsail and a mainsail. The Cricket carries a lug-rigged mainsail and a large jib. This sail plan maximizes the amount of sail area, while allowing the vessel to manuever upwind. The solid brass ballast keel eliminates the use of lead and give this little ship the stability needed to go to sea.

Semi-Scale Model Kits invite new and experienced modelers into a rewarding experience of wooden boatbuilding and sailing with easy to follow illustrated instructions and plans. All of our kits are designed by a boatbuilder to ensure that each model performs with the same sailing characteristics as their full-sized counterpart.

Kit Includes:

  • Brass & galvanized fasteners
  • Individually hand-crafted solid wood hull
  • Copper rudder pins
  • Cotton rigging line
  • Adjustable rudder
  • Pre-cut & slotted wood spars
  • Poly sail material
  • Easy to follow instructions & plans
  • Pre-cut and drilled solid wood parts
  • Solid brass ballast keel
  • Two-piece wood display stand

Tools Needed:

  • Hammer
  • Sandpaper
  • Paint
  • Craft knife
  • Needle
  • Glue

Seaworthy Small Ships' wooden model boat kits are more than just toys: they are designed by a boatbuilder and they really sail! All you need are a few household tools and imagination - everything else is included in the kit.


Maker: Seaworthy Small Ships
Manufactured In: Prince Frederick, Maryland
Recommended Ages: 12 & up
Packaging: Boxed
Finished Dimensions: 11" long by 3½" wide by 11½" high (1?" keel)
Collection: Semi-Scale Model Kits